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Trump supporting coup in Venezuela


The opposition leader has declared himself President and promises to find a way to get the country out of it's hyper-inflationary economic death spiral. Trump has recognized the new government. Don't get me wrong -- it's probably a good coup, as Nicolas Maduro is a socialist dictator destroying the country and the opposition leader is promising to fix things instead, but it's still a coup. We can only hope that there will be a relatively peaceful transition of power, followed by successful economic reforms (ie, not socialism) and a return to free (and honest) elections.

This entry was published Wed Jan 23 16:33:05 CST 2019 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2019-01-23 16:32:19.0. [Tweet]

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